Good news, inflation didn't increase in July.

Bad news, inflation has increased 8.5% since last July.

The patient is still bleeding out, just not any faster than we previously thought.
The intellectual dishonesty by politicians and experts regarding inflation has pummeled trust. They seem to have forgotten that there’s this thing called the Internet that is not afraid to call bullshit.
“The ability to change your mind is probably the best life skill you can hope to develop” -Charlie Munger

Looking forward to the day when Charlie changes his mind on Bitcoin.
Coming up on 10 years in prison, it's time to revisit @RealRossU's sentence. 1st-time non-violent offenders, who accept responsibility, should have a shot at redemption. Our system should be about rehabilitation, not just incarceration.#freeross
Read about @Gemini’s DevOps transformation. Developing software at high velocity and with high reliability. This means, among other things, instilling a culture of full automation and self-service: “you build it, you run it.” cc @NPommerien
Read about @Gemini’s DevOps transformation. Instilling a culture of full automation and self-service: “you build it, you run it.” cc @NPommerien
Paul Krugman is the poster boy for failing upwards. Wrong about the Internet. Wrong about Bitcoin. Wrong about inflation. Wrong about the recession. Yet, CNN continues to roll out the red carpet for him. What gives?
Quote of @arstechnica
This is how the game works.
The FDA's top tobacco scientist has left his job to go work for Philip Morris International in what marks the company's second high-profile FDA hire in recent months.
The amount of gaslighting by our “leaders” with respect to inflation and the recession is next level. Quite brazen really.
Wikipedia has become the latest battleground in the fight to control the narrative.
We're continuing our funds solution domination. @Gemini now serves as the custodian partner for Holon Global Investments, Australia's leading fund manager, and custodies their unlisted retail Bitcoin $BTC, Ethereum $ETH, and Filecoin $FIL funds. 👍🚀
The media loves to hate on @joerogan because he is orders of magnitudes more popular and listened to. The media loves to hate on @elonmusk because doing so drives orders of magnitudes more clicks. Whatever happened to reporting on the truth? The media is totally toxic and broken.
Inflation running at a 40-year high.

Fed raises interest rates .75%. Largest hike since 1994.

No denying inflation now. Bitcoin up 7.5%.
Inflation running at a 40-year high.

Fed rates interest rates .75%. Largest hike since 1994.

No denying inflation now. Bitcoin up 7.5%.
Don't forget the part about being wrong about the Internet and Bitcoin too.
Does anyone believe her? At what point do the American people wake up and say enough is enough?
The Administrative State is in full bloom. Totally political, self-serving, and corrupt. If you're one of them like Nancy Pelosi, you are above the law. For everyone else, watch out.
Ether showing strength. Love to see it!
Woohoo! The @niftygateway mobile app is now live on the iOS and Android App Store!

Browse from a curated selection of artists, set drop notifications, and view your NFTs on your device.

Bitcoin is back from the dead…again 🤣

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